Legal Assistant

  • ICBC
  • New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
  • Feb 11, 2022
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

At ICBC, it’s our job to make sure the car insurance system works for all British Columbians, today and in the future. If you want

to make the most of your skills and expertise while growing your career, we want you. A career at ICBC is an opportunity to be

part of a talented, diverse and inclusive team that is driven to serve its customers and community. You can expect a competitive

salary, comprehensive benefits and a collaborative work environment. If you are reliable and dependable, contact us today to be

part of our talented and diverse team as we work together to create an insurance system we can all be proud of.

We welcome applications from all qualified job seekers. If you are a job seeker with a disability, please let us know as

adjustments can be made to help support you in delivering your best performance.

Legal Assistant, Litigation (New Westminster)

Job Title: Legal Assistant Litigation Reference Number: 115547

Location: New Westminster Employment Type: Temporary Full Time

Hours of Work: 7.5 hr Day Shift (M-F) Posted Date: 2022/02/11

Position Highlights

As announced by the Provincial government, all ICBC employees will be required to show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination.

Claims Legal Services has an excellent opportunity for a Litigation Legal Assistant to contribute to the success of ICBC as we

work to provide the legal defence of personal injury and other lawsuits against ICBC and its insured. You will provide legal

administrative support to one or more lawyers as required.

If you like a fast paced environment where your days fly by, this is your opportunity.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing legal documentation (eg. Drafting Responses and Lists of Documents) and correspondence, as well as organizing

flow of information between interested parties.

  • Preparing and maintaining necessary file information and documentation.
  • Organizing case files and arranging appointments and court dates.
  • Handling calls which do not require a lawyer’s attention.
  • Maintaining an extensive “bring forward” system.

Position Requirements

Must have:

  • Legal Secretary’s Diploma or Certificate
  • 1 to 2 years related experience in progressively responsible legal secretarial positions involving the preparation of legal

documents

  • Thorough knowledge of litigation procedures and legal terminology
  • Familiarity with BC Supreme Court Civil Rules and Small Claims Rules, Court Registry procedures, parts of the Motor Vehicle

Act, Insurance (Vehicle) Act and claims procedures pertaining to personal injury litigation

  • Superior knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic
  • Ability to prioritize, adapt to changing demands and complete multiple concurrent tasks in an environment of tight deadlines
  • Superior interpersonal and judgment skills
  • Keyboarding speed of 40wpm
  • Knowledge of relevant computer applications to produce legal correspondence and documents, and ability to learn software

related to the job

Position Information

**Only candidates legally entitled to work in Canada at present will be considered for this position**